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PNNL tech serves as fish body double

News Release RICHLAND, Wash. — Hundreds of surrogate "fish" will be put to work at dams around the world through an agreement between ATS - Advanced Telemetry Systems - and the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory to...
11-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cloud or no cloud, that is the question

Feature RICHLAND, Wash. — Kids lying on their backs in a grassy field might scan the clouds for images—perhaps a fluffy bunny here and a fiery dragon over there. Often, atmospheric scientists do the opposite—they search data images for the...
12-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Two-dimensional materials skip the energy barrier by growing one row at a time

News Release RICHLAND, Wash. — A new collaborative study led by a research team at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and University of California, Los Angeles could provide engineers new design rules for creating...
6-Dec-2018 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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VitalTag to give vital information in mass casualty incidents

News Release RICHLAND, Wash. — When mass casualty incidents occur — shootings, earthquakes, multiple car pile ups — first responders can easily be overwhelmed by the sheer number of victims. When every second counts, monitoring all the victims...
26-Nov-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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PNNL and LanzaTech team to make new jet fuel

Carbon-rich pollution converted to a jet fuel will power a commercial flight for the first time today. The Virgin Atlantic Airlines’ flight from Orlando to London using a Boeing 747 will usher in a new era for low-carbon aviation that has been...
2-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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As Temperatures Rise, Earth’s Soil Is ‘Breathing’ More Heavily

The vast reservoir of carbon stored beneath our feet is entering Earth’s atmosphere at an increasing rate, according to a new study in the journal Nature. Blame microbes: When they chew on decaying leaves and dead plants, they convert a storehouse...
30-Jul-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Enhanced Detection of Nuclear Events, Thanks to Deep Learning

Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are exploring deep learning to interpret data related to national security, the environment, the cosmos, and breast cancer. In one project a deep neural network is interpreting data about nuclear...
21-Jun-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists isolate protein data from the tiniest of caches – single human cells

Scientists have captured the most information yet about proteins within a single human cell, giving scientists one of their clearest looks yet at the molecular happenings inside a human cell. The team detected on average more than 650 proteins in...
19-Jun-2018 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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